Authors: Vikas Gampa, MD, Kenneth Bernard, MD, MBA, and Michael J. Oldani, PhD, MS
Publication Year: 2020
Last Updated: October 2020
Journal: AMA Journal of Ethics
Short Abstract: The concept of race has long been known to be complex. Especially within the American Indian/Alaskan Native populations. The concept of race itself has very European roots, and has had long lasting negative effects on the AI/AN population. Using this metric in medicine has proved to be rather controversial especially in terms of the AI/AN community, which is why this particular article highlights the concerns around using this method.
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